Weeknight Braised Mustard Chicken

We eat a lot of chicken in this household. I find it the easiest to prepare and has a low failure rate no matter what I do with them. I can roast, boil, steam, braise, grill… chicken doesn’t ever really disappoint. I feel like a lot of that is attributed to the fact that I […]

Lamb Stew

I love all types of stews. Western stews, Asian stews… They both use different methods of preparation but in essence, it’s a pot of tough meat simmering in some flavourful liquids until they get fork tender. Western stews, like this one, usually starts out with similar ingredients. It’s really a matter of making it your […]

Sweet Potato Mash

‘Tis the season for decadent food and sweet potatoes. Today alone, I’ve seen at least 12 sweet potato recipes on Instagram and probably a couple more in my email. And I thought, “Why not add another one into the pool of sweet potato goodness?” Mine isn’t any fancy mash up (heheh… puns puns) of flavours or special ingredients. […]

Bubur Cha Cha (Simplified)

About 15 years ago, I made my first bubur cha cha. It is a mixture of coconut milk, sweet potatoes and chewy starch dumplings. And I have to say, those colourful starch balls are my nemesis. I remember giving grandma several calls to figure out how to make these things. Her advice? Stir in enough […]

Corn ABC Soup

Is it soup weather already? It’s soup weather already? Okay. It’s soup weather. Let’s see how many more times I will type “soup weather.” No one in Malaysia ever asks anyone, “What’s your favourite season?” I hear it a lot on podcasts and interviews but in Malaysia? Seasons are non-existent except for super hot or […]